The great “dick” debate
I keep having this ONE person telling me I’m sexist because I use the word dick to describe someone being a jerk. Mind you I use it for everyone, regardless of gender. I also have no issue calling someone a twat regardless of gender if the word fits. Are these terms sexist, or are people too sensitive?
I would never call Ann COULTER a dick even after a complete crotch exam revealing a 7 centimeter penis and testosterone producing testicles undescended absent a cervix and fallopian tubes....it will always be an EVIL CUNT ENEMY OF Atheists and scientists and civil rights in its fascist adolescent brain
Maybe calling names is on the juvenile side. I feel like... if I call a person a name, it says that I am depreciating them as a person. I will say so if a person makes me angry, or really hurts my feelings...if it is a person to person problem. If I call people that I do not know personally, names...I mean to depreciate them. Maybe that is a way to express anger and hurt, since I cannot do that in person.
I used various "cuss" words to fit the situation. I also use "dick" with men or women, to mean a jerk...it has nothing to do with the physical parts...I also use the seaward when appropriate, but usually among female friends to discuss the so called seaward male or female...
it might be sexist but i think i can make a case for its being nonsexist in the context you mention. it is okay to have a dick and having one in and of itself doesn't make one a bad person, but using it inappropriately and even as a weapon is a very real technique used by many of its owners. rape is not the only way to weaponize a dick; merely being the owner of one can entitle a person to a higher salary than someone doing the same work without owning a dick, or to condescend to dickless people. it's not just possible; it's common. so again, being the owner of a dick doesn't guarantee a person is a jerk, but there is a difference between HAVING a dick and BEING a dick. you are not calling people dick-owners. you're calling them dicks. that's different.